Target group 1: Project Partners (7 organizations)
ASEAN Centre for Energy, Pelangi of Indonesia, Green Technology Corporation of Malaysia, Myanmar Engineering Society, Energy Efficiency Practitioners Association of the Philippines, Copper Development Center South East Asia and Research Center for Energy and Environment
The ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) was established by the ASEAN Member States to coordinate ASEAN energy policies. It has been nominated by the ASEAN Senior Official on Energy leaders (energy ministers) to act as the AEMAS Regional Body. The other project partners will be the AEMAS Country Coordinators responsible for implementing the Project on the national level and they are the following: Copper Development Center South East Asia (CDC SEA) for Cambodia, Laos and Thailand; Pelangi for Indonesia; Green Technology Corporation for Malaysia (GTM); Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) for Myanmar; Energy Efficiency Practitioners Association of the Philippines (ENPAP) for Philippines; and Research Center for Energy and Environment (RCEE) for Vietnam.
Target group 2: Project Associates (10 organizations)
ASEAN Energy Efficiency & Conservation Subsector Network Focal Points (EE&C-SSN FPs)
The ASEAN EE&C-SSN Focal Points are ministries or government agencies in charge of energy efficiency policy implementation in the ASEAN Member States. These government organizations officially included the establishment of AEMAS in the ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC 2010-2015) based on the decision of the ASEAN Energy Ministers to provide invaluable support and back-up to the Project. The EE&C-SSN FPs are also the members of the AEMAS Project Regional Steering Committee who will ensure that AEMAS will be a part of their respective government’s energy efficiency policies and programs.
Target group 3: AEMAS Country Chapters (10 to 15 organizations in each participating ASEAN Member States
Energy efficiency advocates, industry federations, professional institutes, and training institutions in 8 ASEAN Member States
These organizations will form the AEMAS Country Chapters and they come from non-profit groups. Members these groups share the same interest and objectives with the AEMAS Project, which is to promote energy efficiency in industries, build capacity of energy professionals, and provide services to industries. Being influential, well-established and recognized organizations, these groups will be instrumental in creating visibility, promoting AEMAS, ensuring its sustainability and providing the necessary multiplier effects. These organizations will also assist the Project Partners by providing networking and dissemination capabilities.
Target group 4: AEMAS Local Trainers and Auditors (150-200 professionals across the ASEAN Member States)
Energy consultants, energy auditors, ISO 9000/14000 auditors in 8 ASEAN Member States who will become certified trainers and auditors
These professionals will become AEMAS certified local trainers and local auditors. They have experience with energy management and training (for local trainers), and/or auditing management systems (for auditors). They are either independent consultants or working for consulting companies and will be trained and certified to become local trainers and auditors.
Target group 5: AEMAS Certified Energy Managers (3,500 managers across the ASEAN Member States)
Energy managers, factory managers, heads of finance department, general managers of energy-intensive industries in 8 ASEAN Member States who will be trained and certified energy manager
These professionals working in energy-intensive industries (SMEs, buildings and large organizations) will be trained and become AEMAS-certified energy managers. These managers or head of departments should possess either of the following criteria to become certified AEMAS Energy Manager, as follows: 1) at least a bachelor degree; or 2) higher vocational degree or equivalent with minimum 3 years of experience in energy systems or in management capacity.
Target group 6: AEMAS Certified Energy End-Users (2,500 companies across the ASEAN Member States)
Energy-intensive industries in ASEAN that will apply for certification which can include SMEs, buildings and large companies
These energy end-users with a significant annual electricity demand (minimum average of 0.5 MW) will be certified under AEMAS and will be awarded the energy management gold standard rating. These energy intensive industries and companies will have to achieve significant energy savings and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and must have an AEMAS certified energy manager to be eligible for certification.